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Revenue and Customs: Prosecutions

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many criminal prosecutions were brought against HM Revenue and Customs staff for matters relating to their employment in the last year for which figures are available. (168051)

HM Revenue and Customs currently has around 87,000 staff. In the last financial year commencing 1 April 2006 and ending 31 March 2007, 15 criminal prosecutions were completed against HM Revenue and Customs staff for matters relating to their employment.